Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Dusterhoeft, William George[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1877 - 1961  (84 years)


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  • Name Dusterhoeft, William George 
    Born 4 Feb 1877  Peoria, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1890s-1950s  Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 14 Oct 1909  Sardis, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Bride: Edna Pearl Crankshaw 
    Died 29 Apr 1961  Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 2 May 1961  IOOF Cemetery, Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I288  Camera Workers | D, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He moved to East Chilliwack in 1891 to farm with his parents. Between 1907 to 1916 he worked as a bookkeeper for F.J. Hart and Company, then started his own office after 1916. He worked in insurance, real estate and was a notary public, the profession from which he retired in 1957 according to his death registration record. His hobbies included photography, music and acting. According to the Chilliwack Museum and Archives, he was most active as a photographer between 1900-1916.

  • Sources 
    1. [S56] COLLECTION: BCHM.
      Photo no. P3501-P3713 (negatives and prints)

    2. [S693] Chilliwack Progress, 1, 2 May 1961.
      Obit.

    3. [S692] Correspondence, David Mattison.
      Chilliwack Museum and Archives to Mattison, 6 Sep 1991

    4. [S288] Francis (1996), Daniel Francis, (Saskatoon, SK: Fifth House, 1996), 143.

    5. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1961-09-005487 (microfilm reel B13251); digital facsimile URL (accessed 2 Feb 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/85fb0e97-39a8-42c0-be04-01edea9bca10

    6. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1909-09-122438 (microfilm reel B11382); digital facsimile URL (2 Feb 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/289fd3e8-c036-4ec3-b655-72e27e21fffb